Athur is a small town in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. It is part of the Thoothukudi district in the South Eastern region of the state. It has a population of around 10000 people. The local literacy rate of 78% is significantly higher the national average. It is close to the city of Kayalpattinam.
Places to Stay
It is difficult to find accommodation in Athur. There are a few places such as Mani Hotel that offer accommodation. It is usually more useful to have a local contact or find a tour operator to organize it for you.
Diwali, Holi and Ganesh Chaturthi are the major events across the year.
Tamil is the local language spoken in Athur.
Places to Visit
St Peters Church, Chepparai Natarajar Temple and Fort of Praise Ministry, all situated in Tirunelveli located 40km away, are interesting places to visit near Athur.
How to Get There
Tuticorin Airport located 14km from Athur is the closest available airport. It is a domestic airport and offers limited connectivity to Bangalore and Chennai.
Armuganeri Railway Station is the nearest station to Athur. It is located 15km away. It connects Athur to Nazareth, Kayalpattinam and Tiruchendar.
SH 77 and 176 connect Athur to Kayalpattinam, Thoothukudi, Tiruchendar, and Nazareth. Farther destination can be reached from these centres. TNSRTC is the inter-state bus transport available along with and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. You can now book your bus tickets from a number of travel portals checking out for the best bus ticket prices.